Russia 1 Ruble banknote 1898

Russia 1 Ruble banknote 1898
Russia State Credit Note 1 Ruble banknote 1898

Russia State Credit Note 1 Ruble banknote 1898

Obverse: Coat of Arms of the Russian Empire, 1883 - Imperial Double-Headed Eagle at left. On the right side of the banknote are imperial regalia: The Imperial Crown of Russia above the Imperial Monogram of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. Design of the banknotes consist the various architectural elements of Russian-Byzantine style or Neo-Russian style.
  On the obverse is the text: «Государственный кредитный билет. Государственный Банкъ размѣниваетъ кредитные билеты на золотую монету безъ ограниченія суммы (1 рубль = 1/15 имперіала, содержитъ 17,424 долей чистаго золота)». (State Credit Note. The State Bank exchanges state credit notes for gold coin without restrictions as to the total value (1 rouble = 1/15 Imperial, equals 17,424 dols of pure gold).  (dols; dolia = 44.435 mg)).
  Signatures of the Governor of State Bank - Ivan Pavlovich Shipov and one of the cashiers - Sofronov.

Reverse: On the left side of the banknote depicted face value in large word "РУБЛЬ" - "RUBLE" against the background of the arabic numeral "1". In the center is a depiction of the Coat of Arms of the Russian Empire (1883) in a round frame on the crossed branches of an oak and olive tree. Relief panel with cyrillic (Russian) text: "Extract from the Highest Manifesto of 1 June 1843, relating to the issue of state credit notes" on the right side of the banknote.

1. Размѣнъ государственныхъ кредитныхъ билетовъ на золотую монету обезпечивается  всѣмъ достояніемъ Государства.
2. Государственные кредитные билеты имѣютъ хожденіе во всей Имперіи наравнѣ съ золотою монетою.
3. За поддѣлку кредитныхъ билетовъ виновные подвергаются лишенію всѣхъ правъ состоянія и ссылкѣ въ каторжную работу.

1. The exchange of State Credit Notes for gold coin is guaranteed by the the whole property of the state.
2. State Credit Notes circulate in the whole Empire on par with gold coin.
3. Punishment for Forgery of the State Credit Notes the person who's guilty will be deprived of all property rights and is sent to hard labour.

Formally in circulation until October 1, 1922, according to the Decree of the Council of People's Commissars of September 8, 1922, they lost their payment power.
Printer: Expedition for the Preparation of Government Papers [EZGB] – at present Goznak.
Size: 150 × 90 mm.
Watermark: Two kinds of triangles that form rhombuses.

Russian Banknotes - Russia paper money
1898-1912 Issue

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